Fiery Daniel Kajmakoski, teenage Polina Gagarina, sassy Edurne and baby-faced Måns Zelmerlöw
X Factor Adria
“When I’m somewhere far away, I return to myself, I can’t go far from my heart, I’m born to be myself.”
Despite withdrawing from this year’s contest, Serbia hasn’t completely given up on Eurovision. On February 4th Eurovision 2012 winner Loreen took to the stage of X Factor Adria and performed her two greatest hits “My heart is refusing me” and “Euphoria”.
When rumors emerged last week that Eurovision alumni and judges on the Serbian version of X Factor Zeljko Joksimovic and Kristina Kovac would be making an appearance on the UK X Factor final, we were all a little confused. Surely this has to be false?
We love a good Eurovision cover–and so do the contestants on the X Factor. You’ve seen a Ukrainian give Loreen a go, and also a Romanian. Now it’s time for X Factor Adria contestant Lukijan Ivanovic. The singer, who hails from Bosnia & Herzegovina, recently took on Loreen’s Melodifestivalen entry “My Heart is Refusing Me”.
Zeljko Joksimovic, Serbia’s Eurovision contestant in 2004 and 2012, has sparked controversy after making insensitive comments about a transgender contestant on X Factor Adria.
Zeljko Joksimovic, who placed second at Eurovision 2004 and third at Eurovision 2012, will be a judge on X Factor Adria. The Balkan version of the show sees people from Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina and FYR Macedonia sing their hearts out to win €200,000, an album, two music videos and marketing support in the four respective […]